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How A Traveler Can Self-Isolate In Ireland?

Hi. Does anyone who lives in Ireland, preferably Dublin and environs, have a suggestion about how a traveler can best do the required 14-day self-isolation? When I travel, I try to avoid hotels and prefer B&Bs, and have stayed in some wonderful ones in the Dublin area but they may not be suitable for providing all meals. I’ve read that many Irish businesses are "fending off customers who are ignoring directions to self-isolate for 14 days” and that there is some antipathy towards Americans. I have almost three months to travel, so I don’t mind isolating for two weeks but amn’t sure really how best to do it. I guess the optimal solution would be a small place that has a kitchen and a pub and wouldn’t mind bringing food and drink to a customer’s room. Many thanks in advance for any suggestions.

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I would look for a self contained AirBnB. However bear in mind that you would need to arrange for goceries to be delivered which requires setting up an account with a supermarket of your choice and I've read reports that some foreign visitors have had difficulty in setting up an account and/or being able to register their payment card.

Posted by
3586 posts

Airbnb and a grocery delivery service...and delivery food like Uber Eats - which leaves the items outside the door.

You may want to post on the Dublin TripAdvisor forum as they would know how the city is set up for this.

As we haven't traveled from North America, few if any have this experience. Those few I have read about have done their 14 days with families locally.

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Maybe this is a business opportunity for property owners who can handle it.